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A concise history of Southeast Asia.

Nicholas Tarling

A concise history of Southeast Asia.

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Published by Praeger in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Southeast Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Southeast Asia -- History.,
    • Southeast Asia -- Politics and government.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesPraeger university series, 617
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS511 .T37 1966a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 334 p.
      Number of Pages334
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5988588M
      LC Control Number66018924


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